NEW ORLEANS – Two years ago, Yahoo! Sports reported on the NFL's directive to league personnel to cut ties with a supplement-maker that claimed to have provided Ray Lewis and other NFL coaches and players with a product touted to include a banned substance.
"We recently sent letters to players who may have had an affiliation with the company which is now claiming its products include a banned substance," wrote NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy in an email to Yahoo! Sports' ThePostGame.com in 2011. "We are investigating the matter, as we have been for awhile now."
Tuesday, after a Sports Illustrated story reported Lewis' continued ties to Sports With Alternatives To Steroids (S.W.A.T.S.), Yahoo! Sports asked the NFL for an update on its investigation.
"We have no update at this time," NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wrote in an email.
When asked about the report during Tuesday's Media Day for Super Bowl XLVII, Lewis was blunt.
"Two years ago it was the same report," the BaltimoreRead More »from NFL, not just Ray Lewis, needs to answer supplement questions